The aftermath of Bacco’s Wine Garden’s latest design choice at 3611 Montrose Blvd. has the place looking a little less like a homeless shelter and more like a bar. Empty bottles were as close as the venue could get to the real thing before its TABC license got approved on Tuesday. Now that that’s all squared away, real booze will be stored inside.
It’s a marketing strategy similar to the one Postino employed with the bright yellow wine promos hung up on its Heights Mercantile patio before it opened. Except by the looks of their attachment, these reds, whites — and even a few proseccos — are here to stay.
They line the bar’s fencing all the way out to the sidewalk:
And back to the building’s face:
More subtle: the new staining that’s made the wood enclosure look darker than it did back when it first arrived in the building’s front yard.
- Previously on Swamplot: New Designated Drinking Pen Takes Over Old Youth Homeless Shelter Parking Lot on Montrose Blvd.; What’s Behind the Bacco North Braeswood Backup; Sixties Ex-Dry Cleaning Spot To Be Made Over as a Brays-Side Wine Bar
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